May 11, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Whatley home burns last Friday morning

The Whatley area home of Keith Kelley was destroyed by fire early Friday morning, May 5. Grove Hill, Tri-Community and Helwestern Fire Departments responded. More...

C'ville hires part-time policeman to assist chief

Coffeeville Police Chief Clint Harrell informed Coffeeville Town Council members that a part-time officer had been hired at the end of April. More...

T'ville police planning blitz for upcoming holiday weekend

Thomasville Police Department wants to remind Clarke County residents that the "Click It or Ticket" traffic safety campaign begins May 14 and will continue through June 4. More...

911 advisory board talks issues with ambulance reps

The Clarke County E-911 advisory board met with representatives from LifeLine and JETS ambulance services last week to establish minimum requirements for any new ambulance services that might want to serve the area. More...

Cobb-Wilson Cemetery working Saturday

There will be a cemetery work day Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. at the Annie Wilson place (Cobb-Wilson Cemetery). More...

Easter parade draws C'ville youngsters

Coffeeville's Children's Easter Parade was held Saturday, April 8 at 10 a.m. at the Masonic Park Area. Children from around town participated by decorating their wagons, bikes, etc. Approximately 20 youngsters participated. More...

CWM Water gives local scholarship

Chance & Scyrene

Packers Bend resident Patricia Diana Tuns-tall has been awarded a scholarship from the CWM Water Authority. Patricia, who is a student at Clarke Coun-ty High, is the daughter of Mabelene and Walter Tunstall. More...

Local students graduate at Troy

Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who has gained worldwide attention for commanding post-hurricane relief efforts on the U.S. Gulf Coast, told Troy University graduates Friday that they need to prepare to assume leadership roles in the years to come. More...

Southwest Alabama United Way allocations are announced

The Board of Trustees of United Way of Southwest Alabama recently approved the funding recommendations made by their Community Investment Committee for partner agencies in Mobile County. More...

Hannah Etheredge of T'ville is Clarke County Junior Miss

Hannah Etheridge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chip Etheridge of Thomasville, was selected as Clarke County's 2007 Junior Miss during Saturday night's program. More...

Corrections

The restaurant that was most recently called the Farmhouse, and prior to that Magnolia Perfect Parties, and before that, the Magnolia Inn, is owned by Don and Peggy Ricketts. More...

Kentucky Derby runner has ties to local breeders

Jackson horse breeders Joanne and J.R. Wilson watched the Kentucky Derby with a little more interest this year. The "baby" of one of their babies finished seventh in the race. More...

Advocacy Center's poster winners

Students at Grove Hill Elementary School were selected as school and tri-county winners of an essay and poster contest sponsored by the Clarke Regional Child Advocacy Center in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. More...

Cards of Thanks

"Special Thanks"-We would like to give a special thanks to Bro. Al Crawford, Pastor of Calvary Independent Baptist Church. Our Daddy passed away the 11th of April. Bro. Al was called, he was there in no time and he stayed with us until the end. More...

DHR board to meet

The Clarke County Department of Human Resources board will meet in the board room on Tuesday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Coffeeville police detail several weekend arrests

Several arrests were made in Coffeeville last weekend by officers manning check points. More...

TDS essay winner

Clarke County High School student Anna Bush was the local winner of the 2005-2006 TDS National Essay Contest. She was awarded a $200 scholarship. More...

Summer reading program set

This year's summer reading program at Grove Hill Public Library, "Once Upon a Time," is a collaborative effort among three of the local school libraries and the public library. More...

Clarke County Records

Marriage license applications Lametrice Williams, to Vernoica Lutress Jones; Wallace Sammie Emory, to Benita Faye Parker; Benjamin Durant Ballard, to Alora Lynn Harrison; Eric Charles Jordan, to Jessica Amanda Smith; Fredrick Chad Atchison, to More...

Sen. Richard Shelby secures $119,293 for SW Ala. United Way

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science announced last week that the Department of Justice has awarded $119,293 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. More...